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Forum: showroom 10-22-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,434
Posted By Chigga 744SE
That's purtty, I'm just too lazy to do it one by...

That's purtty, I'm just too lazy to do it one by one, so I'm buying kits now that comes with speakers and amps that's car specific, I did some sound proofing on the 4runner and thought that was fun,...
Forum: showroom 06-01-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9,561
Views: 4,136,211
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Oh wow, that wagon is a blast from the past.

Oh wow, that wagon is a blast from the past.
Forum: showroom 02-06-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 136,747
Posted By Chigga 744SE
This gives me a happy feeling.

This gives me a happy feeling.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 156,670
Posted By Chigga 744SE
I love everything about this project. are...

I love everything about this project.

are those 22" AC Schnitzer Type 2 in the bed?
Forum: showroom 11-14-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,904
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Buying Volvo parts in Ontario now is an art, you...

Buying Volvo parts in Ontario now is an art, you either msg the seller on Kijiji because he didn't want to attached phone number then wait for a reply after all the snow has melted, or you text/call...
Forum: showroom 11-08-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,904
Posted By Chigga 744SE
is it suppose to be that "flexible"??

is it suppose to be that "flexible"??
Forum: showroom 09-19-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 136,747
Posted By Chigga 744SE
are you going to keep the same opening profile on...

are you going to keep the same opening profile on the rear? or will you contour it to be more round?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,019
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Trying to check them. Thank you...

Trying to check them.




Thank you sir! that has been most helpful!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,019
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Grounding points.

Hi all.

I was wondering if anyone knows the locations of all the grounding points on a 740?
Forum: showroom 08-15-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,083
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Man, that's a good looking wagon, wonder if I...

Man, that's a good looking wagon, wonder if I should bother with making a set of 18"s Hydras.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,340
Posted By Chigga 744SE
I've been running BMW wheels for a while. ...

I've been running BMW wheels for a while.

Few things:

- There are two Centre bores on BMWs, 72.1mm and 74.1mm, 74.1mm is on E39 5 series, X5, and rear of X6 (or front, I forgot), so when get...
Forum: showroom 03-14-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9,561
Views: 4,136,211
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Wow. Air?

Wow.

Air?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,248
Posted By Chigga 744SE
I went with the 265 because I had access to one...

I went with the 265 because I had access to one and I bought the adapter already, my biggest gripe was the gears, my car used to be an auto so that's a 3.73 on hwy around 120km/h I sit at...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,090
Posted By Chigga 744SE
I assume the cam has to be bought used? man I...

I assume the cam has to be bought used? man I feel very behind in knowledge for Volvos.

Think it's worth it to have the cold side rebuild to big 16G? at that volume, should I get a head port and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,090
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Turbo/manifold upgrade time?

Hey all.

Started the car again and notice slight smoke coming out the exhaust, I have a feeling the turbo is on its way out, now, if it's time to do that, I would like to make it an upgrade.

As...
Forum: showroom 06-02-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 196,486
Posted By Chigga 744SE
No dice, need to order 5 sets for 5x108, and 17x9...

No dice, need to order 5 sets for 5x108, and 17x9 offsets are already low.



Holy smokes, more photos? rolled fenders?
Forum: showroom 05-24-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 196,486
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Looks like a call to Apex for ARC8 in 17x9 is in...

Looks like a call to Apex for ARC8 in 17x9 is in order.
Forum: showroom 05-12-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,414
Posted By Chigga 744SE
That was the idea I had in mind, because I can't...

That was the idea I had in mind, because I can't stand how SE bumper opens upward toward front of the car, I wanted to create a flat surface that's parallel to the ground.

I also have a spare E36...
Forum: showroom 05-12-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,414
Posted By Chigga 744SE
going to try to make pair of cover this weekend,...

going to try to make pair of cover this weekend, I might try to make 2 versions, one just covers and one with brake duct.

Brake duct would only work if we have a front splitter a-la E30 DTM style...
Forum: showroom 05-03-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,414
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Trim inner lips and mount them inside to create...

Trim inner lips and mount them inside to create that 80's 3D fogs look yo.

The biggest problem with the fogs is they leak, and once they do, it's a goner, I've gone through 3 sets and right now...
Forum: showroom 05-02-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,414
Posted By Chigga 744SE
There's 2 different type of SE fogs, one is black...

There's 2 different type of SE fogs, one is black surrounding and the brackets mount from the top, another one with silver surroundings and mount from the sides.

I actually have a set of E36 M3...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,047
Posted By Chigga 744SE
I've been searching online for a bit, where can I...

I've been searching online for a bit, where can I buy the lightened flywheel for LH2.4? it seems even standard flywheel is getting hard to come by.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,047
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Of course not, but I want to know what to do to...

Of course not, but I want to know what to do to make it similar, even at 70% I'll be happy, it'll make it more enjoyable to drive.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,047
Posted By Chigga 744SE
What's consider "normal"? can I get it to rev...

What's consider "normal"? can I get it to rev like my stock sti? or that's too much work?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,206
Posted By Chigga 744SE
It's constantly engage, so I assume this is the...

It's constantly engage, so I assume this is the clutch?



What should I expect? I haven't had a chance to take things apart but is the fuel filter in place too? may be I'll change the whole...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,047
Posted By Chigga 744SE
slow revving and rev hanging

Background: Haven't driven the car in few years, got the car up and running this past weekend, idle is solid, pressure in various systems are good, no leak, clutch still good, no vacuum leak after...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,033
Posted By Chigga 744SE
won't fit, it'll hit the springs. highest...

won't fit, it'll hit the springs.

highest you can go is around ET25.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,206
Posted By Chigga 744SE
loud fan and inline pump.

I've finally got the car up and running again but ran into few issues.

1) LOUD pump, if you stand 2-5ft away you can hear the pump under driver's side, now, is this something isolated or should I...
Forum: showroom 04-25-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
Posted By Chigga 744SE
awesome, placed order and now just gotta get...

awesome, placed order and now just gotta get tires and it'll be ready!
Forum: showroom 04-22-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Where to buy wheel adapters.

I'm kinda out of date for this bits, but need to a set for 5x112 wheels, where are the best source?
Forum: showroom 04-22-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,798
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Want some? I've been hoarding them.

Want some? I've been hoarding them.
Forum: showroom 04-20-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,798
Posted By Chigga 744SE
That should be ok, I can buy those from dealer. ...

That should be ok, I can buy those from dealer.



Why is it a boner killer? just curious, drove mine for years with the 3.73, only complain is 1st gear too short on the drag strip, but for what...
Forum: showroom 04-19-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,798
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Yea, I'm down for one no matter what. Edit,...

Yea, I'm down for one no matter what.

Edit, does this also mean you can mount the 6cyl to the bellhousing? I assume all Volvo clutch with BMW spline pressed in will work?
Forum: showroom 04-19-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,798
Posted By Chigga 744SE
where can we source the M90 bellhousing?

where can we source the M90 bellhousing?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,161
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Anyways OP, you are very fortunate now there are...

Anyways OP, you are very fortunate now there are so many choices, back in the days I went coo-coo for MVP's sleeves kit as it was the only one I could find for 740's. Then you still have to figure...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,161
Posted By Chigga 744SE
no, made in Taiwan. I had BC on 2 cars, one...

no, made in Taiwan.

I had BC on 2 cars, one BR and one ER series.

BR was fine, it's lot better than what folks say, lots of folks buy them for looks so some have that reputation, but I tracked...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,092
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Pros: lots of wheels suddenly become available....

Pros:
lots of wheels suddenly become available.

Cons:
Need to machine the rotors as well, still need center rings for wheels, since Volvo is 65.1 while all other ones are bigger.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,092
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Well, another thing worth thinking about is with...

Well, another thing worth thinking about is with adapters, you can re-sell your wheels and acquire others with ease, or simply switch the hubs, I think I'll be switching to 5x120 or 5x112 hub soon.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,092
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Keep in mind that what tire you want to use has...

Keep in mind that what tire you want to use has an effect too, ET0 is pretty easy fit on 8-9" wheels, but then you won't go anything wider than 215 unless you want to do lots of rolling, also how...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,052
Posted By Chigga 744SE
You can do it on a budget, it's being done many...

You can do it on a budget, it's being done many times before, just have to be careful like John V said.

Calculate and measure 20x, machine and weld once.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,052
Posted By Chigga 744SE
No no, Getrag 250= single piece trans,...

No no,

Getrag 250= single piece trans, originally off E36 4cyl and early 6cyl (M50's), all M52 (96 and up) used ZF trans instead as they were stronger, the ratio is slightly closer on the 250,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,052
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Which ZF? BMW usually rates their trans by...

Which ZF?

BMW usually rates their trans by n.m so if you have ZF310 and 320, one is rated for 310n.m while 320 is 320n.m , but they can be identical internally, just different case size, the 310...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,324
Posted By Chigga 744SE
For those mere mortals like I, is there any...

For those mere mortals like I, is there any advantage to be had with this head if it's a very mild build? like a frenshen block, new internals and new turbo.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 184,051
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Terrific build. If 5spd is ok, then go for...

Terrific build.

If 5spd is ok, then go for E39 diesel trans, they are cheap and sturdy, just have to machine the bellhousing like they did with the link.

Keep us updated!
Forum: showroom 02-18-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By Chigga 744SE
cheapest wheels that'll fit on 740?

I need a set of wheels to roll/move the car around, what will fit? Focus steelies? I've gotten rid most of my spacers/adapters so prefer none of that needed.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,626
Posted By Chigga 744SE
If I remember right the seller didn't tell you...

If I remember right the seller didn't tell you they are for Aristo/Soarer JZ engines, so the oil sump location need to swapped, they sell for BMW too and some folks ran into that issue.

but...
Forum: showroom 01-15-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 1,668,360
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Any update on this? I'll buy one to trial fit if...

Any update on this? I'll buy one to trial fit if needed. :-D
Forum: showroom 12-15-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,773
Posted By Chigga 744SE
At first I wasn't too sure, right now it's...

At first I wasn't too sure, right now it's looking beautiful!
Forum: showroom 12-14-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,570
Posted By Chigga 744SE
skeet skeet skeet. RGR is seriously one of...

skeet skeet skeet.

RGR is seriously one of the best looking wheels BBS made, lighter than LM's by far, elegant and works on classic and modern cars (unlike RS that only works on older vehicles).
Forum: showroom 12-10-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 1,094,347
Posted By Chigga 744SE
Oh my, I got spare set of 245/40/18 from the STi,...

Oh my, I got spare set of 245/40/18 from the STi, I want to see how much rolling will the front need to fit.
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